Cornell Law School can send up to four students to Amsterdam Law School each academic year. Spring placements would be possible but students must be prepared to arrange early examination times directly with their faculty members.
Language of Instruction
The Amsterdam Law School is located in the beautiful and historic center of Amsterdam, a city of one million people that serves as the financial and cultural capital of The Netherlands. The University of Amsterdam is one of the major universities in Europe. The Faculty of Law offers students a wide variety of courses and has a strong international orientation, with both a global and a European focus.
Each term is divided into two blocks.
In Fall 2013 they are:
In Spring 2014, they are:
Calendar is subject to change.
The Amsterdam Law School offers a special exam schedule to Cornell exchange students. These students may make arrangements take the exams at an earlier date than the dates set down in the normal schedule, in order to meet the necessary academic and professional schedules in the U.S.
Courses and Credits
Exchange courses of the Faculty of Law taught in English are offered at master's level and in the following fields:
International and European Law
European Private Law
Cornell students must enroll in at least four courses, totaling at least 30 EC’s (Amsterdam’s European Credit system units), Amsterdam Law School's standard for a full academic load.
Interested students should consult the Amsterdam Law School website for more details.